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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., accompanied by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, takes the stage at campaign stop at the Whittemore Center Arena at the University of New Hampshire, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Durham, N.H. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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February 11, 2020 - 12:40 am
The Democratic presidential race is deeply unsettled heading into the New Hampshire primary. It may be up to the state to put some structure around the chaotic contest, with Iowa being unable to declare a clear winner. What to watch Tuesday night as the returns roll in: IS THERE AN ENTHUSIASM GAP?...
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Trusted Traveler
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February 09, 2020 - 7:10 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (AP) — The trusted traveler showdown will be center-stage Monday as the U.S. Attorney for Western New York as well as officials from Homeland Security, Customs and Border Patrol gather at the Peace Bridge to discuss New York's Green Light Law. The law is the basis for a Federal...
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Democratic presidential candidates former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, shakes hands with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., right, as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., back left, and former Vice President Joe Biden, back right, stand on stage Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, before the start of a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News, Apple News, and WMUR-TV at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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February 07, 2020 - 9:47 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — With urgency rising in their presidential nomination fight, the Democrats’ top presidential contenders clashed over experience and electability in a fiery debate Friday night that tested the strength of a new front-runner, former Midwestern mayor Pete Buttigieg, and...
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February 07, 2020 - 12:17 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Democratic Party's seven strongest presidential contenders are preparing for what could be the fiercest debate stage clash of the 2020 primary season as candidates look to survive the gauntlet of contests that lie ahead. The field has been shaken and reshaped by chaotic...
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President Donald Trump
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February 06, 2020 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Exulting in his impeachment acquittal, President Donald Trump took a scorched-earth victory lap Thursday, unleashing his fury against those who tried to remove him from office while looking ahead to his reelection campaign. Trump, triumphantly waving a newspaper front page...
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International border crossing
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The Trump Admionistration is blocking New York State from allowing residents to enroll in Trusted Traveler Programs, like NEXUS, in direct response to the Green Light Law in New York State.
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President Donald Trump
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February 05, 2020 - 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) —President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House.
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Articles of Impeachment
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February 05, 2020 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump is on the verge of acquittal by the Senate, bringing an end to only the third presidential impeachment trial in American history in a vote at the start of the tumultuous campaign for the White House.
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State of the Union
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February 05, 2020 - 12:00 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Standing before a Congress and nation sharply divided by impeachment, President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address Tuesday to extol a “Great American Comeback” on his watch, just three years after he took office decrying a land of “American carnage” under his...
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Rush Limbaugh
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February 04, 2020 - 10:52 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, during the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Limbaugh, 69, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, announced Monday he is battling...
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